Nutritional Aspects of Depression in Adolescents ‑ A Systematic Review

Depression is defned as a cluster of specifc symptoms with associated impairment affecting 7.4% of the adolescents globally. As part of the systematic review, around 1000 relevant articles published between January 1978 and December 2017 were identifed by systematic online search from 6 electronic databases (PubMed, PsycInfo, Science Direct, MEDLINE, Scopus, and Google Scholar) and overall, 56 relevant studies were included in the current review as per the inclusion criteria. Findings highlight the potential importance of the relationship between healthy dietary patterns or quality and positive mental health throughout life span. Various nutrition and dietary compounds have been suggested to be involved in the onset maintenance and severity of depressive symptoms and disorders. Nutritional compounds might modulate depression associated biomarkers. In this context, several healthy foods such as olive oil, fsh, nuts, legumes, dairy products, fruits, and vegetables have been inversely associated with the risk of depression and might also improve symptoms. In contrast western dietary patterns including the consumption of sweetened beverages, fried foods, processed meats, baked products have been shown to be associated with an increased risk of depression inlongitudinal studies. Diet and nutrition offer key modifable targets for the prevention of mental disorders. Evidence is steadily growing for the relation between nutrition defciencies, diet quality and mental health and for th...
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

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Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) When someone is depressed and having suicidal thoughts or their depression treatment just isn't working, their caregivers might want to check to see if they have obstructive sleep apnea, investigators say.
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SUMMARY BACKGROUND: Depression and anxiety disorders (DAD) are the most prevalent mental health conditions worldwide. Among the adult population served in basic care, it is estimated that depression affects about 14.3% of these individuals worldwide, and between 21.4% and 31% in Brasil. Anxiety affects up to 33.7% of the population during their lifetimes. OBJECTIVES: estimate the prevalence proportions of DAD among patients in a municipality in Northeast Brasil and study the association between DAD and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS: a cross-sectional study with the medical records of patients from primary care cente...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
BOSTON (CBS) — How often do you think, “I should take a mental health day?” Oregon is becoming one of the first states to allow students to do just that. Oregon’s governor signed the bill into law last month which would allow students to take mental health days just like they would sick days. The state has some of the highest suicide rates in the country and it was students who organized and lobbied for expanded mental health services. Critics believe the law wasn’t necessary, saying that students could just lie or pretend to be sick. But advocates hope that treating anxiety or depression the ...
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(Natural News) Have you ever wondered why so many people who take antidepressants continue to be depressed? The truth is that like many other drugs for mental disorders, they are not the cures that many people believe them to be. They might address symptoms, but they don’t really do much about the cause of depression...
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CEO and President Dr. Corey McCann said that Somryst, a digital treatment for chronic insomnia and depression, is the first software as a medical device product to be submitted through the regulator's pilot pathway.  
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Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
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